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  • Pipeline Spills Stir New Criticism of Keystone Plan Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 7:20 AM ET
    A weld inspector during construction of the Gulf Coast pipeline in Prague, Okla.

    Two pipeline spills have prompted new criticism from opponents of the proposed Keystone XL project, while raising questions about whether the government is adequately monitoring U.S. pipelines. The NYT reports.

  • US Mortgage Applications Fell Last Week Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 7:19 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week, as a decline in refinancing activity offset higher demand for purchase loans, an industry group said on Wednesday.

  • 'Pay Your Fair Share,' Australia Tells Google, Apple Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 6:39 AM ET

    Australia will force corporate giants to disclose their tax arrangements to curb alleged tax avoidance by multinational corporations.

  • Addictive Animal Webcams Get Network Attention Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    The growing trend of animal webcam -online video feeds of different animals doing animal things- has gotten the attention of Animal Planet, who see it as an opportunity for advertisers. The New York Times reports.

  • Fed Governors Respectfully Disagree in Policy Spat Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:36 AM ET

    One of the Federal Reserve's most hawkish officials confronted one of the institution's most dovish policymakers on Tuesday in a rare joint public debate over the risks posed to inflation by the U.S. central bank's bold steps to spur growth.

  • World's Biggest Drug Makers Bid for Brazil's Ache Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:35 AM ET

    At least three of the world's top drugmakers are bidding for Brazil's Ache Laboratorios Farmaceuticos in an auction that may value the group at more than $5 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Stockton and San Bernardino: Tale of Two Bankruptcies Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 1:27 AM ET
    San Bernardino suburb

    Stockton and San Bernardino, the two California cities that have filed for bankruptcy protection, are both considered test cases in the epic battle over whether municipal bondholders or pensioners will absorb most of the pain when a government goes broke.

  • Apple's Apology Wins Respect of Chinese Media Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:58 PM ET

    With its rare apology, Apple went from pariah to praiseworthy in the eyes of China's state-controlled media, a lesson for other foreign firms not to underestimate the power of the government press.

  • Zynga Takes Plunge Into Internet Gambling in UK Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:11 PM ET

    Zynga will take the plunge into real-money gambling and begin offering poker and casino-style games in Britain in partnership with Bwin.party Digital Entertainment.

  • "Everyone is worried...we are sure to peak and crash from here but I don't think retail investors getting back into stocks will mark a major top," one trader said.

  • Goldman's Big New Thing for Wall Street Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 6:21 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs is raising up to $600 million for a publicly-traded credit fund that will buy risky loans. What could go wrong?

  • Tesla Motors S Model

    Tesla Motors launched a leasing program for the Model S electric car, partnering with Wells Fargo and US Bank.

  • JC Penney CEO Received No Cash Bonus in 2012 Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 4:48 PM ET

    J.C. Penney's top executives -- the chief executive, chief operating officer and chief talent officer -- received no cash bonuses in 2012, according to an SEC filing.

  • Why Market's Best Weapon Could Run Out of Gas Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    The stock market's catapult to record highs could be the very thing that leads to the much-awaited pullback.

  • The Federal Reserve may be able to reduce its bond-buying stimulus plan before the end of this year if economic growth continues to pick up and employment improves further, a top central bank official said.

  • Fannie Mae Posts Big Annual Profit, Now What? Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    The housing finance company announced Tuesday the largest net income in the company's history with $17.2 billion hauled in for 2012.

  • Subaru and General Motors Recall Vehicles...Again Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 12:23 PM ET

    Subaru and General Motors are recalling cars to check for corroded brake lines and problems with heated steering wheels, officials said.

  • Brutal Start for Hedge Funds, but Loeb Stands Out Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 11:59 AM ET
    Daniel Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC

    Vocal activist and founder of Third Point Partners Dan Loeb stood out in an otherwise tough first quarter for hedge funds.

  • Pension Wars: Ruling Fuels Stockton Battle Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 11:26 AM ET
    The Stockton Record

    A federal judge ruled Monday that Stockton, Calif., is eligible for court protection from its creditors, clearing the way for a battle over whether public workers' pensions can be cut when the city goes bankrupt. The NYT reports.

  • Bank of America in $165 Million Settlement Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    Bank of America agreed to pay $165 million to resolve claims from the U.S. credit union regulator over purchases of mortgage-backed securities by corporate credit unions that have since failed.

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